Propel IRS 990 Decoder Worksheet

This worksheet translates 990 data into financial statements and ratios. Hosted by Propel Nonprofits.

“The IRS 990 form, required of most nonprofit organizations, includes extensive data about an organization’s mission, programs, and finances. The 990 has uses beyond IRS reporting as a vehicle to communicate activities with funders and other stakeholders. As a public document the 990 is also valuable for donors and others to review and compare nonprofits. The IRS 990 provides extensive information about an organization’s programmatic and financial activities in one comprehensive document. So comprehensive, in fact, that the IRS 990 can be overwhelming.

“This is why Propel Nonprofits created the IRS 990 Decoder. With the Decoder, information from the IRS 990 is input to a spreadsheet that re-formats the financial data to generate a year-end Balance Sheet and Income Statement and ratio analysis tool. The worksheet translates the financial data from the IRS 990 into easy to use financial report formats and several ratios that can be useful as part of a review or analysis of a nonprofit organization.”

Read the accompanying guide. Then download the worksheet.